Croatia was the first country
in Europe to start with the commercial
naturist resorts, when in other European countries
naturism was limited to member clubs only. Real naturist
expansion started in 1960's when first naturist camps
were opened in Istria and Dalmatia. In those days more
than 100.000 naturists spent their vacation in Croatia
each year. The oldest naturist resort in Croatia
is Koversada and
in 2001 celebrated its 40th anniversary. Today Croatia
is offers wide range of naturist facilities:
beaches, camping, hotels, apartment and bungalow villages.
There are more than 20 official naturist resorts.
To name few of them Valalta, Ulika, Lanterna Solaris,
Funtana o Monsena. Naturist resorts offer 46.100 camping
units, 5.300 beds in apartments, bungalows or hotels.
In addition to that, official naturist beaches (outside
of naturist resorts) offer a place under the sun for
20.000 sunbathers. Except of official naturist resorts
and beaches, there are also many so called free beaches,
sometimes controlled and maintained by local tourist
authorities, that can be found along the coast.
Naturism is the practice
of total nudity in a communal setting.
It is more than a practice, it's a complete movement
of wholesomeness and stability of mind and body with
complete contact with natural elements like sun and
water, as nature intended. If you are interested
in living in a place that allows nudism, then you
will want to make sure that you are suitable for
this lifestyle. Make sure that you stay for some
time to see if it is comfortable for you.
Naturist beaches and camps in Croatia are
signed as FKK (in german FreiKörperKultur which
means "free body culture"). Some forbid bathing suits
altogether and some have a "clothing
The larger, more "official" sites welcome families,
couples and women but single men are usually required
to show the International Nudist Federation membership
» Find naturist locations in Croatia.